Jan 122019
 
 January 12, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S.

Isabel Carvalho and Rafael Loureiro of Hogan Lovells write:

On 14 August 2018 Brazil approved its new General Data Privacy Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais or “LGPD”) – a comprehensive law that closely mirrors the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (“GDPR”). Although the LGPD significantly expands Brazil’s data protection framework and places the country among one of the few jurisdictions to provide similar data privacy protections as those offered in the European Union, the new law did not create a data protection authority.

Read more on Chronicle of Data Protection.

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